SAN FRANCISCO CLASSICAL VOICE - Nancarrow's Genius Celebrated by Other Minds

Samuel Johnson averred that love could not be “otherwise than blind” without a comparison. In a revelatory series of three concerts, Other Minds’ Charles Amirkhanian provided lovers of maverick American composer Conlon Nancarrow (1912-1997) some Other Geniuses to comparison-shop against. Sponsored by OM and a team of organizations including Cal Performances, the concerts at UC Berkeley’s Hertz Hall were a scene of fascination for the 200-300 attendees at the performances, two Saturday and one Sunday.Download PDF | Full Article